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You’ve always been able to look younger than your age, trimming a few years off here and there with your stylish clothes, your radiant smile, and even your vibrant personality. All the while, the effects of aging have been trying to catch up to you, working to form small wrinkles and stubborn etched-in lines on specific areas of your face.
Maybe you’ve noticed a few stubborn lines above your lips that used to be hidden by makeup, or you’ve caught your reflection and seen some small wrinkles starting to develop around your mouth. Although these changes are natural, it doesn’t mean you have to live with them.
Fortunately, there may be an ideal option that can help you take those wrinkles all the way to smooth.
BELOTERO BALANCE® injectable gel is a prescription injection that is used to temporarily smooth out and fill in moderate-to-severe nasolabial folds as well as other moderate-to-severe etched-in lines and wrinkles around your lips and mouth.1
Clinically proven safe and effective, BELOTERO BALANCE1-4:
- Helps smooth moderate-to-severe etched-in facial lines and wrinkles
- Feels natural to the touch
- Maintains normal movement and facial expressions
- Is a quick, easy treatment that provides immediate, noticeable results
- Requires little to no downtime
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
A. BELOTERO BALANCE is a prescription injection that is approved to temporarily smooth out and fill in moderate to- severe nasolabial folds (the folds or wrinkles that go from the side of the nose to the corner of the mouth).
A. Belotero Balance can be used to treat facial wrinkles and fine lines. Common treatment areas include smile lines, marionette lines, vertical lip lines, and corners of the mouth.
A. Many other injectable fillers are also made with hyaluronic acid. Belotero Balance differs from these other fillers with unique properties that enable it to seamlessly fill in fine lines and wrinkles on nearly everyone. Belotero Balance is strong enough to correct fine lines and wrinkles on the nasolabial folds, yet gentle enough to be used by the lip.
A. A consultation with one of our board-certified dermatologists will be necessary to determine whether Belotero Balance is right for you. Our dermatologists are expertly trained in a fully range of injectable fillers, so in the event that you do not qualify for Belotero Balance, another injectable filler may be recommended to you.
A. Belotero Balance is injected into the skin using a needle. Although there is some discomfort associated with the needle, most patients tolerate this treatment well. Belotero Balance only takes a few minutes to inject, making it possible to undergo this treatment during your lunch hour. Work and other activities can be resumed immediately after treatment.
A. Belotero Balance has been FDA-approved after undergoing extensive clinical testing. Side effects are minimal, similar to those of other injectable fillers and may include include redness, tenderness, bruising, itching, swelling, or irritation at the injection site. These side effects are typically temporary; however, you must notify your dermatologist if your side effects persist long after treatment.
BELOTERO BALANCE should not be used in patients with a history of or presence of multiple or severe allergies, including those with a history of anaphylaxis. BELOTERO BALANCE should not be used in patients with allergies to gram-positive bacterial proteins.
Patients getting BELOTERO BALANCE may have an injection site reaction. These reactions can include inflammation and usually last less than seven days.
For approximately 24 hours after treatment, avoid:
- strenuous activity
- extensive sun or heat exposure
- aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- alcoholic beverages
Exposure to any of the above can cause temporary redness, swelling, and/or itching at the injection site.
It is not known how BELOTERO BALANCE will work in areas of the face other than the smile lines. It is not known how BELOTERO BALANCE will work in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding or people who are less than 21 years of age.
Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines that affect blood clotting, like aspirin, an NSAID or warfarin. These medicines may put you at an increased risk of bruising or bleeding at the treatment site. Tell your doctor if you have a skin reaction like cold sores, cysts, pimples, rashes, hives, or an infection. Treatment with BELOTERO BALANCE should be delayed until the reaction goes away. Tell your doctor if you are taking medicines that affect your immune system.
The most common adverse events seen in clinical studies with BELOTERO BALANCE were swelling, bruising, redness, hardening of the skin, pain, altered color, or itching. Other side effects that have occurred in clinical studies of BELOTERO BALANCE include headache, swelling of the side of the nose, moderate cold sore, lip numbness, and lip dryness. Side effects were often mild to moderate and often resolved within 7 days.